The subject is one of major interest in basic microbiology and infectious diseases and the book is a known classic.
|Edition description:||Softcover reprint of hardcover 6th ed. 2005|
|Product dimensions:||7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.28(d)|
Table of Contents
The development of antimicrobial agents, past, present and future.- Vulnerable shields—the cell walls of bacteria and fungi.- Antimicrobial agents and cell membranes.- Inhibitors of nucleic acid biosynthesis.- Inhibitors of protein biosynthesis.- Antimicrobial drugs with other modes of action.- Attack and defense: drug transport across cell walls and membranes.- The genetic basis of resistance to antimicrobial drugs.- Biochemical mechanisms of resistance to antimicrobial drugs.